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Had mild concussion, having night sweats and sharp pain in frontal lobe. Should I be concerned?

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Posted on Mon, 24 Dec 2012 in Head Injuries
Question: My 17 year old son had a mild concussion two weeks ago during football practice. He is now having night sweats, and sometimes sharp pains in his left frontal lobe. Is this something to be concerned about?
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar 37 minutes later
Hi,

Thank you for posting your query.

First of all, I would like to reassure you that your son's current symptoms do not point to any serious XXXXXXX brain injury.

These symptoms are transient and mostly resolve on their own in a few weeks.

Analgesics such as ibuprofen may be used, if pain is troublesome.

There is no need to worry at present. If symptoms persist for long, a CT scan of head may be done.

I hope it helps. Please get back if you have any more queries.

Best wishes,
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology) XXXXXXX Consultant Neurologist
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